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  S.B. No. 2008
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to operating requirements for farm mutual insurance
  companies related to insurance in force on rural property.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 911.301, Insurance Code, is amended by
  amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsections (e) and (f) to read
  as follows:
         (a)  In this section:
               (1)  "Census year" means a year in which the United
  States Census Bureau conducts a federal decennial census.
               (2)  "Rural[, "rural] property" means property located
  outside an area of land subject to the taxing authority of a
  municipality with a population of more than 6,500, adjusted in
  accordance with Subsection (e) [2,500].
         (e)  On January 1 of the second year following a census year,
  the population limit described by Subsection (a)(2) increases or
  decreases by a percentage that is equal to the percentage increase
  or decrease in the population of this state from the previous
  decennial census.
         (f)  Not later than November 1 of the year following a census
  year, the commissioner shall:
               (1)  compute the new population limit in accordance
  with Subsection (e); and
               (2)  publish the limit on the department's Internet
  website.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2008 passed the Senate on
  May 3, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 2008 passed the House on
  May 24, 2023, by the following vote:  Yeas 136, Nays 2, one
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor